Title, Historia de las Cruzadas, Volume 2. Author, Steven Runciman. Translated by, Germán Bleiberg. Publisher, Revista de Occidente, Export Citation. Historia de Las Cruzadas – 1 by Steven Runciman at – ISBN – ISBN – Alianza – – Softcover. Results 1 – 30 of 44 HISTORIA DE LAS CRUZADAS II. by RUNCIMAN, STEVEN and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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The history of golden age of the Kingdom and Saladyn’s rise to power and the complex interactions of the leaders. Oct 11, Caroline rated it it was amazing Shelves: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

He does dedicate one chapter to drawing a picture of what life would have been like in the crusader states, but it stevne short and a small percentage compared to the rest of steveh book. Michael Burton rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Dec 30, Ken rated it it runcman amazing. The author’s account is not always linear, ctuzadas back and forth in time as he recounts details of dif The middle volume of Professor Runciman’s meticulously researched history, dealing with the periods leading up to, and following, the abysmal Second Crusade.

Dr Erwin W Lutzer. Feb 20, Czarny Pies rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Not a book I’d recommend to a reader with a casual, passing interest in battles, sieges, and knighthood, but certainly a must-read for those enthralled, as I am, with the history of the place and period, and who have a background in the subjects at hand.

But again lae carries the assumption of at least a passing familiarity with the Holy Land, spewing out places and cities with abandon – and it suffers, as I seem to recall, exactly the same major flaw as its predecessor – all the maps in the book are thrown onto random pages throughout, not really relating to the sections they’re in: In he entered Trinity College, Cambridge as a history scholar and studied under J.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Patrizia rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Clearly, after reading these two volumes so far, it’s very clear the history of the first 80 years of the Crusades are far more complicated than one simply of Christian vs.

This is readable, fun but probably now unhelpful on the background to stdven first crusade. He shows that the Crusades were, to use his word, an epic fiasco, that set out to secure the safety of Eastern Christendom, and ended up destroying it; yet he also shows how the Crusades were an initiator of the Italian Renaissance, by driving out the humanists and scholars who could not thrive in an Islamic world whose rigid intolerance was amplified by the Crusading movement.

A History of the Crusades: Want to Read saving…. Yet it is absolutely not just a huge load of information, dates and lass.

However the author gets noticeably tired of the subject and lacking in empathy by the third volume, doesn’t really engage critically with the source material and, Narrative three volume history of crusades to the Holy Land and the Crusader Kingdoms well largely the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem view spoiler [ because markedly less is known about the county of Tripoli, the Principality of Antioch or the County of Edessa hide spoiler ].

It’s easy to read, approachable and at first highly detailed. Reading the two side by side was a good experience because I was able to use the hard facts from Runciman to ground historix fictional novel about the hisyoria period.

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Historia de Las Cruzadas — 1. However the author gets noticeably tired of runcima subject and lacking in empathy by the third volume, doesn’t really engage critically with the source material and, to put it crudely, misses out a lot of the good stuff. Very good and interesting in the first half, but then loses itself in too many details.


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Nevertheless by this point the dedicated historian has already studied twenty or so different maps of the relevant places at length while they read: II by Steven Runciman. Justin D Wood Rare Books. Add to watch list Email to friends Share on Facebook — opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter — opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest — opens in a new window or tab.

In he entered Trinity College, Cambridge as a history scholar and studied under J. The reader with awareness of the future short remaining history of Byzantium will be struck with alarm and sadness as the events leading up to the empire’s ultimate annihilation are made clear. Classic Edition Dave Ramsey.

While the Crusaders were stubborn bigots who refused to learn from past strategic errors, the Moslems were riven by internecine power-contests that nearly sunk them, and the Mongols efficiently, ruthlessely built an empire based on Genghis Khan’s organizational brilliance and policy of implacable massacre. So, in some ways, the Syria and Palestine of the 12th Century resembles the Syria of today a chaotic struggle of shifting alliances that at various times do come down based upon religion, but also come down to a changing kaleidoscope pattern of politics, personal rivalries and ambitions, and ethnicities.

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